The Daily Beast: Top Trump Ally Preps a New Assault on Fauci. “Stephen Moore, a conservative economist who informally advises Trump on economic matters, said on Monday evening that he is working on a new policy memo that would ‘go after Fauci,’ not just for the doctor’s proclamations on the still-raging coronavirus pandemic, but for his decades of work for the U.S. government prior to the current crisis.”
‘We just want to be safe’: Hate crimes, harassment of Asian Americans rise amid coronavirus pandemic (USA Today)
USA Today: ‘We just want to be safe’: Hate crimes, harassment of Asian Americans rise amid coronavirus pandemic. “In California’s Alameda County, a Chinese American man was screamed at while mowing his lawn. The local prosecutor said the man was told to get out of America. In neighboring Santa Clara County, a Vietnamese couple was threatened while in a grocery store. Officials said the man turned his hand into the shape of a gun. In New York City, people of Asian descent were assaulted, kicked, pushed and accosted on subway trains. The theme: This virus is your fault.”
Techdirt: CBS Gets Angry Joe’s YouTube Review Of ‘Picard’ Taken Down For Using 26 Seconds Of The Show’s Trailer
Techdirt: CBS Gets Angry Joe’s YouTube Review Of ‘Picard’ Taken Down For Using 26 Seconds Of The Show’s Trailer. “Joe Vargas, who makes the fantastic The Angry Joe Show on YouTube, isn’t a complete stranger to Techdirt’s pages. You may recall that this angry reviewer of all things pop culture swore off doing reviews of Nintendo products a while back after Nintendo prevented Vargas from monetizing a review of a a game…. CBS recently got Angry Joe’s YouTube review of ‘Picard’ taken down, claiming copyright on the 2 thirteen-second videos of the show’s publicly available trailer that Vargas used in the review.”
Digital Trends: Lawsuit alleges Equifax’s stupid password made it super easy to steal your data. “The first of those issues comes in the form of the password the company users to protect a portal used to manage credit disputes. While you might think a major company holding personal information like people’s names, addresses, and social security numbers might use an exceptionally secure password in that instance, it actually went for something a different: It used ‘admin’ as both the username and password for the portal.” This is me, my blood pressure zooming up, my eyes bugging out…
CNET: Equifax sends breach victims to fake support site. “Now Equifax knows what it’s like to have its identity stolen. The credit monitoring company has been tweeting out a link to victims of its massive breach that’s actually a fake support page set up to look exactly like its own. The real Equifax support URL is equifaxsecurity2017.com. But since Sept. 9, two days after the breach was announced, Equifax has also been tweeting out the spoof page at securityequifax2017.com.” Absolutely mindbending.